21 Jan '11, 4am

A US woman who was kidnapped as an infant was finally reunited with her family after 23 years

A US woman who was kidnapped as an infant was finally reunited with her family after 23 years

This poster released by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children shows Carlina White as an infant, left, and what she might have looked like as an adult, right. -- PHOTO: AP NEW YORK - A WOMAN who was kidnapped as an infant 23 years ago says finding her real mother 'felt like a dream.' 'I'm so happy. At the same time, it's a funny feeling because everything's brand new. It's like being born again,' said the woman, who was named Carlina White by her parents but was raised in Connecticut under the name Nejdra Nance. The 19-day-old baby Carlina was kidnapped in 1987 after her worried parents took her to Harlem Hospital with a fever. No suspect was ever arrested. Carlina's distraught parents, Joy White and Carl Tyson, feared they would never see their daughter again. Carlina, or Nejdra, was raised by an abusive drug addict, she told the New York Post. She said sh...

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